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Honors by Aphrodisiasts and Soteriasts for Ploutarchos (I BCE) Rhodos on Rhodes - Southeastern islands


Rhodos on Rhodes (Southeastern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), I BCE
IRhodPC 7 = PHI 189892  = AGRW ID# 15023


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Base of Lartian marble (36 x 82 x 71 cm).

The association (koinon) of devotees of Aphrodite (Aphrodiastai) and the Savior god (Soteriastai) honored Ploutarchos son of Heliodoros with three gold crowns, with the title of benefactor, with public proclamations of the honor in the meetings (synodoi) for ever, and with an bronze image because of his virtue, goodwill, love of glory, and righteousness which he continues to have towards the devotees of Aphrodite and the Savior god.   He has been director of contests, treasurer, and commander.  He has been appointed among the judges by lot, elected to the office in charge of foreigners (xenoi), and served as president.  He has been crowned by the association (koinon) of his fellow-presidents and the secretary of the Council with two gold crowns.  He has been crowned with a gold crown by the association (koinon) of commanders who shared this office.  He has been crowned with a gold crown by the association (koinon) of treasurers who shared this office.  This is dedicated to the gods.

Translation by: Harland



Πλούταρχον Ἡλιοδώρου | τὸ κοινὸν τὸ Ἀφροδισιαστᾶν Σωτηριαστᾶν ἐτίμασε χρυσέοις | στεφάνοις τρισὶ καὶ εὐεργεσίαι καὶ ἀναγορεύσει τᾶν τιμᾶν ἐν ταῖς | συνόδοις εἰς τὸν ἀεὶ χρόνον εἰκόνι χαλκέαι ἀρετᾶς ἕνεκα | καὶ εὐνοίας καὶ φιλοδοξίας καὶ δικαιοσύνας ἃν ἔχων διατελεῖ || εἰς τὸ Ἀφροδισιαστᾶν Σωτηριαστᾶν κοινόν, | ἀγωνοθε[τ]ή̣σαντα καὶ ταμιεύσαντα καὶ στραταγήσαντα καὶ | κλαρωτὰν τῶν δικαστᾶν γενόμενον καὶ αἱρεθέντα ἐπὶ τὰν | ἐπιμέλειαν τῶν ξένων καὶ | πρυτανεύσαντα καὶ στεφανωθέντα ὑπὸ πρυτανίων συναρχόντων || καὶ βουλᾶς γραμματέως κοινοῦ χρυσέοις στεφάνοις δυσὶ καὶ | στεφανωθέντα χρυσέωι στεφάνωι ὑπὸ στραταγῶν συναρχόντων κοινοῦ | καὶ στεφανωθέντα χρυσέωι στεφάνωι ὑπὸ ταμιᾶν συναρχόντ[ω]ν̣ κοινοῦ. | θεοῖς.

Item added: March 10, 2015
Item modified: March 16, 2015
ID number: 15023
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